How to eat (and drink!) like a local

Hinton is home to a diverse and emerging local food and drink scene.
If you’re looking for family-friendly options, something special, or an authentic dining experience, you can find it all in Hinton.

Rojo Marron
In Hinton, you can find your next perfect locally brewed cup of coffee, friendly and passionate people, and diverse food and drink options that will satisfy any palate.

While some favourite local restaurants and businesses have been around for more than 30 years, in recent years many locals (both longtime and newer residents) have chosen Hinton as their place to bring new and diverse local options.

This is because Hinton is all about supporting local businesses. Believe it or not, this is something you can feel when visiting Hinton’s local restaurants, cafes, cantinas, shops and breweries.

Wild Orchid Liquor Co.

Let’s start with coffee.

Where you can grab a great cup of coffee in Hinton

The Old Grind
A locally owned and loved cafe located right in the hub of Hinton’s Green Square, The Old Grind is your perfect place to refuel with great coffee and conversation.

Opa’s Bake Shop
Whether you’re looking for a delicious pastry and coffee to go, or a meal that’ll have you feeling cozy and warm, you’ll likely leave Opa’s Bake Shop feeling fed and like family.

Rojo Marron
Rojo Marron is a warm, celebratory cantina serving margaritas, Mexican sodas and a fantastic hot beverage selection alongside a great menu.

Get that hearty meal you’ve been craving.

Where you can find the perfect hearty meal in Hinton

Canadian Steakout
Steak lovers, this is the spot for you. Filling multi-course meals taste so much better after a long day, don’t they?

Tandoori Kona
A recent addition to Hinton, Tandoori Kona offers a large selection of Indian curries, Indian tandoori preparations, breads, rice dishes, and vegetarian options.

This cozy sports bar is a great place to grab some food and socialize in a casual, friendly atmosphere.

Family-friendly, and oh so good.

Where you can find delicious family-friendly options in Hinton

Gus’ Pizza
You’ll likely miss this hidden gem located in Hinton’s Valley District if a local never tells you about it. Signature pizzas, appetizers and entrees are available through dining in, take-out or delivery.

L&W Pizza and Spaghetti House
Family owned and operated for over 32 years, L&W Pizza and Spaghetti House serves a wide range of delicious food with low prices and great value.

A Greek-inspired restaurant with a big menu that’s sure to have your favourite. Olympia is a great place to take the family, or even to grab a beer and watch the game!

Take in those mountain views.

Where you can find stunning views alongside great food and drinks

Folding Mountain Brewery
An iconic and exciting mountain brewery just a few minutes outside of Hinton, Folding Mountain Brewery has created an atmosphere where you can enjoy quality craft beer and incredible comfort food, alongside stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.

Stone Peak Restaurant
Stone Peak Restaurant at the Overlander Mountain Lodge provides spectacular views, gourmet dining, and warm hospitality in a cozy, mountainside atmosphere.

Pano Bar and Grill
This newly opened restaurant at the Hinton Golf Club offers you spectacular views of the greens with a backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. Golfers and non-golfers welcome!

Take-out and take-home options that will make dinner just a little nicer.

What to pick up or have delivered to make dinner just a little nicer or stress-free

The Wild Orchid Liquor Company
Known as “The friendliest liquor store in the world”, the Wild Orchid features a vast selection of wines, beers, and liquors from around the world in addition to highly trained staff that can help you find your new favourite.

Fortune House Restaurant
Whether dining in or taking out, Fortune House Chinese restaurant has a variety of menu options. There’s a good chance they serve your favourite!

Yukon Sausage
Yukon Sausage is Hinton’s local butcher. Known for their jerky, sausages, and cut to order steaks and roasts. They also produce ready-made meals that are quick and easy to heat-and-eat after a long day.

Try some sushi!
A popular option in town, you’ll find great sushi spots in convenient, accessible locations around town—making sushi a great option whether you’re heading out to Jasper or heading home after a long day!

With these options and so much more, there’s something for everyone in Hinton. Even if you’re just visiting, when you eat (or drink!) like a local in Hinton you’ll feel like a local.

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